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Visa Bulletin May 2019

FAMILY BASED

Preference

Category

Final Action Date

Filing Date
1st

Unmarried Sons and Daughters of U.S. Citizens

Jan. 8, 2012

Aug. 22, 2012
2A

Spouses and Children of Permanent Residents

May 15, 2017

Jan. 8, 2018
2B

Unmarried Sons and Daughters (21 years of age or older)of Permanent Residents

Feb. 1, 2013

Aug. 1, 2014
3rd

Married Sons and Daughters of U.S. Citizens

Nov. 8, 2006

Jun. 22, 2007
4th

Brothers and Sisters of Adult U.S. Citizens

Feb. 15, 2006

Oct. 1, 2006

 

EMPLOYMENT BASED

Preference

Category

Final Action Date

Filing Date
1st

 Priority Workers

Mar. 1, 2018

Sep. 1, 2018
2nd

 Members of the Professions Holding Advanced Degrees or Persons of  Exceptional Ability

C

C
3rd

 Skilled Workers, Professionals, and Other Workers

C

C
 

Other Workers

C

C
4th

 Certain Special Immigrants

C

C
 

Certain Religious Workers

C

C
5th

Employment Creation

C

C
 

Targeted Employment Areas/Regional Centers and Pilot Programs

C C

The above is Visa Bulletin announced by Department of State in May 2019.

USCIS selects either Final Action Dates or Filing Dates to determine when to file I-485 for applicants residing in the United States.

This month USCIS selected Filing Dates in Family Based application and Final Action Dates in Employment Based application.